Saint in the City
Customs, Cuzco Neighborhoods, Traditional Food

Corpus Christi Begins

Two major events will energize Cuzco this month. At the end of the month falls the pageant of Inti Raymi … 0 1481
Fresh Ice Cream From Hada

Hand Crafted Ice Creams in Cuzco

What is better than to be in Cuzco during this sunny season, when days are warm, and enjoy a delicious … 0 1449
Cross and Candles Waiting to Be Used

Notes From Cruz Velacuy During the Month of Celebration

Cuzco’s month of Celebration, June, is filled with events. Last night, Cuzco’s  Plaza de Armas embraced a staged performance of … 0 1124
Inti Raymi Poster

Cuzco’s Month-long Celebration and List of Gastronomic Festivals

Yesterday, Cuzco swept into a month of festivities which will culminate in the Day of Cuzco and Inti Raymi. This … 0 1181
Peruvian Coins
Commentary, Restaurants

Never Enough Change

Tourists in Cuzco face a perennial problem of change. You go to pay for something and offer one of the … 2 1356

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Boarding a Taxi (David Knowlton)

There Were No Pumas Up There, A Taxi Tale

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The Multiple Spanishes of Cusco

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A Book of Stories Coming Soon

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Sunset in Cusco (Walter Coraza Morveli)
Cultura, history, tourism, Travel

History and Information About Cusco

Important points of the history of Cusco starting from the Plaza de Armas. In Inca times, what is today the … 0 4113
Huaca Mesa Redonda (Photo: Wayra)
Archeology, Culture, history

Mama Qaqa or better known as ‘Mother Stone’

Mama Qaqa or better known as ‘Mother Stone’ is present among the wak’as (or huaca. A wak’a (Quechua) is an … 0 1927
Guaman Poma, Observing the Sun


One of the most important problems of astronomy and Inca calendar involves an evaluation of the identities and role of … 1 1857
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Llamas and their importance in the Andean World

Llamas are domestic animals from the Camelidae family and are common in the Peruvian Andes. It was a very important … 0 594
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Ayahuasca, A Plant with Demands, Challenges, and Changes

What if I told you there was a plant that could show your past, present, and future? A plant believed … 0 2906